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Ron Katz - The Mystery of the Fatal Firing
Ron Katz was a trial lawyer for over four decades. A Rhodes Scholar, in 2016 he was a Fellow at Stanford University‘s Distinguished Careers Institute.
Barb and Bernie Silver, a/k/a the Sleuthing Silvers, are a Baby Boomer detective couple who specialize in cases where age is an edge. Imagine Nancy Drew married to one of the Hardy Boys 50 years later. In The Mystery of the Fatal Firing, they go undercover at a large high tech company to investigate the ultimate case of age discrimination: murder.
Saturday, May 27, 2023
Mark Allan Gunnells - Septic (Against the Clock)
Septic by Mark Allan Gunnells: The year is 1988. When Carl finds himself trapped in a school bathroom with a faulty lock over Christmas break, things seem bad. When the pain in his abdomen increases and he realizes his appendix has burst, things get worse. Can he manage to free himself in time?
Friday, May 26, 2023
M.P. Woodward - Dead Drop
Nuclear negotiations between the United States and Iran have reached a crisis point. The new American administration is determined to move ahead, but there are several stumbling blocks, not the least of which is Lieutenant Colonel Kasem Khalidi, the Iranian intelligence officer the CIA has hidden away in one of its safe houses. As always, John and Meredith Dale are caught in the middle. Mossad—the Israeli intelligence agency—wants Meredith's help to find the lead Iranian rocket scientist; while John is in a desperate race to keep Kasem one step ahead of an Iranian hit squad. They are pawns in an international chess game, and any player knows you cannot capture the king without sacrificing some pawns.
Thursday, May 25, 2023
Ann Cleeves - The Raging Storm
Ann Cleeves—New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of the Vera and Shetland series, both of which are hit TV shows—returns with the extraordinary third in the Two Rivers series.Fierce winds, dark secrets, deadly intentions.When Jem Rosco—sailor, adventurer, and legend—blows into town in the middle of an autumn gale, the residents of Greystone, Devon, are delighted to have a celebrity in their midst. But just as abruptly as he arrived, Rosco disappears again, and soon his lifeless body is discovered in a dinghy, anchored off Scully Cove, a place with legends of its own.This is an uncomfortable case for Detective Inspector Matthew Venn. Greystone is a place he visited as a child, a community he parted ways with. Superstition and rumor mix with fact as another body is found, and Venn finds his judgment clouded.As the winds howl, and Venn and his team investigate, he realizes that no one, including himself, is safe from Scully Cove’s storm of dark secrets.